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LAL Stereographs

Dublin Core


LAL Stereographs




Christine Hernandez


The Latin American Library


Physical rights retained by the Latin American Library.




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Items in the LAL Stereographs Collection

Portrait of Callender I. Fayssoux
Portrait of Callender I. Fayssoux, c. 1840-1860

La estudiantina
Estudiantina group walking down a Mérida street during the 1913 Carnival festivities.

Carnival of 1913
La Unión float in a carnival parade, Mérida, Mexico

Hennequen plantation
Man standing along train tracks in a hennequen field, Tikin, Mexico.

Harvesting bananas
Stereograph image of men harvesting bananas on an industrial plantation in Costa Rica, likely to be a United Fruit Company operation. Published by the Keystone View Company.

Harvesting bananas
Left stereograph image

Harvesting bananas, Costa Rica, Central America
Men loading bananas on mules.

ViewMaster reels
ViewMaster reels.

Belize - On the beach, San Pedro
Photogravure Belize beach scene for a postcard, c. 1900s, unknown publisher,

Portrait of a young Argentine girl.
Portrait of a young Argentine girl.

Man in a henequen field
Stereoscopic images of a man in a henequen field in Yucatán, Mexico.

Carnival parade in Mérida, Yucatán
Stereoscopic view of the La Unión float in a Mérida carnival parade.

Y Structure of Stereograph Images
Comparison of Y structure of paper and glass stereographs.

Ibarra, Ecuador
Panoramic view of Ibarra, capital of Imbabura province, Ecuador. A line of residents pose in the foreground. Stereograph No. 1242 from the series, Views in "El Ecuador" (The Equator), published by E. & H.T. Anthony.

Peru natives
Group portrait of two Peruvian women in front of their rural home.

Stereograph viewed from within the Taxiphote viewer
Stereograph of a 1913 Carnival parade in Mérida, Yucatan viewed from the eyepiece of the Taxiphote viewer.

Hand-held stereograph viewers
Series of images of hand-held stereograph viewers.

Examples of the printed information included on stereograph cards
Examples of the print information contained on the back side of commercially published stereograph card series.

Google Cardboard viewer
Google Cardboard viewer.

Back label for the Ibarra, Ecuador stereograph card
Back label for the Ibarra, Ecuador stereograph card in the Views of Ecuador series published by E. & H.T. Anthony.

ViewMaster viewer
ViewMaster viewer c. 1940s with original cardboard boxes.

Harvester of aguamiel or the sap of the maguey plant that is fermented to produce a mildly alcoholic beverage called pulque. Note the pigskin used to transport the aguamiel.